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CABLEready acquires drag racing competition series

Burnout: The Ultimate Drag Race Challenge, which originally aired in the U.S. on MTV2, follows two teams as they compete in an eight-week challenge to build a drag racing car that will be driven by a team member in the season finale.
May 18, 2012

Norwalk-based distributor CABLEready has acquired the exclusive TV distribution rights (outside of the U.S.) for Burnout: The Ultimate Drag Race Challenge.

The 9 x 30-minute series, produced by Nashville-based High Five Entertainment, follows two teams as they compete in an eight-week challenge to build a drag racing car that will be driven by a team member in the season finale.

Burnout: The Ultimate Drag Race Challenge originally aired on MTV2 in the U.S.

 

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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